Sunday, July 8, 2012

Sunday Picnic and Cookies

We went back to the regional park we visited yesterday for our evening bike ride.  We just had to.  It was the perfect setting for a picnic so we headed out after Mass and a few chores.  I pushed Daddy to get the fishing poles ready for use.  He resisted but after a little persuasion, he was able to get four poles ready for the kids.

I put together a picnic lunch of chicken and bacon pasta salad, grapes, carrots, PB & J sandwiches, crackers, chocolate chip cookies, and iced tea.  The kids enjoyed getting the poles out and fishing from the dock using corn for bait.  It was a quick 10 minute ride to the park, and then a gorgeous 2 hours in an idyllic setting.

Oh, and I almost forgot, we did make cookies for a couple occasions last week.  The girls brought back a cute little Schoenstatt Shrine cookie cutter from summer camp.  Monica baked these cookies and decorated them as soon as she was able after camp week.

Monica added a few little green details for the ivy that usually grows on the façades of the shrines worldwide.
4th of July Cookies for a Florida friend


  1. And, boy were those Fourth of July cookies good -as attested to by my growing waistline :)

    1. I'm glad you liked them!:) Happy customers make us VERY happy.


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